Walter de la Mare

(1873 - 1958 / Kent / England)

Why? - Poem by Walter de la Mare

Ever, ever
Stir and shiver
The reeds and rushes
By the river:
Ever, ever,
As if in dream,
The lone moon's silver
Sleeks the stream.
What old sorrow,
What lost love,
Moon, reeds, rushes,
Dream you of?


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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